Roundup #3: The Best Dog Articles of the Week
Ahhh, it’s the weekend again. Time to sit back, relax, sip on some coffee and take a look at this week’s best dog posts from around the web. Hope you enjoy these as much as I have. And to the dearly departed Leonard Nimoy – may you rest in peace. Live long and prosper.
Best Dog Articles of the Week
- Dog Destroys Elvis’ Teddy Bear
I couldn’t help but laugh; the Doberman named Barney whose been in charge of guarding one of Elvis’ teddy bears went on a rampage. He ripped the head off of the bear and destroyed countless other teddies.
- Beloved Actor Leonard Nimoy Was a Dog Lover
Leonard Nimoy best known as Spock from the original Star Trek passed away this week. Live long and prosper.
- Many Animals (Dogs Included) May Have Horrible Short Term Memories
New study finds that dogs might forget an event less than 2 minutes after it’s happened. Considering Laika seems to remember things that happened years ago I find some aspects of this hard to believe. But then again I am not a scientific expert.
- Chicago Pet Store Ban – A Cautionary Tale
Amazing article about what happens when well intentioned laws are passed without sufficient supporting expertise. Chicago banned pet stores – what could possibly go wrong?
- Dog Dementia is on The Rise
Since dogs are living longer these days dog dementia is on the rise. Great information on identifying the symptoms in order to slow the progress of the disease.
- And the Nominees Are…2015 Pawscars & Part 2
Prepare to be amazed by these stunning photographs. I’m always stunned by the beautiful photos on the Daily Dog Tag – these are such great compilations of some of their favorites.
- A Day in the Life of Your Average “Pit Bull” Dog Owner
Shiner is one of my favorites; I was so happy to see her featured in this great inside look at what a typical day is like for her.
- Portraits of the World’s Hardest Working Dogs
Photographer Andrew Fladeboe shares his beautiful photos of the world’s working dogs. His photo series “The Shepherd’s Realm” features search and rescue dogs, police K9’s, guide dogs, and more.
We are so connected to dogs, and not just in terms of getting jobs done or as the pets we know them today. Dogs show up in the myths and folklore of almost every culture. They are part of our collective subconscious. The working dog is the perfect archetype of our sagacious friend – Fladeboe
Favorite Dog Video of the Week
Best Dog Deals of the Week
- Muttropolis – Save 30% on dog toys until 03/02/15 (affiliate link)
- ASPCA – Great
salegoing on – free shipping on orders over $50
- Amazon – Kong extreme dog toy 9.99 (affiliate link)
Awesome Infographic of the Week
The great team at Blog Paws put together this infographic; if you’re a pet blogger do you check your social media accounts numerous times a day? Here’s proof that I’m not alone when it comes to that pesky habit 🙂